Skip the boring store-bought cakes for your kid's birthday. You can make a spectacular cake that will look like you spent hours on, in a few easy steps. These cakes may look out of this world, but they're easier than you think! Try one for your child's next birthday!
Underwater Fish Cake
All you need to make this underwater cake is a circular cake (you can use store bought cake mix to make it that much easier), mini cupcakes, marshmallows and desired toppings! It’s a fun cake for any sea lover.
This is the perfect cake for the Lego lover in your life. Now stacking them may be a little hard, but they do look like the real thing! Cut a sheet cake into rectangles and use marshmallows cut in half for the connector knobs.
Mini Cupcake Pandas
How cute are these?! Transform your mini cupcakes into cute panda bears by using chocolate chips an white incing.
Big Number Cakes
This may look difficult but it’s not! Use two bundt cakes to create the number you want. Then all you have to do is simply frost it and decorate with your kid’s favorite candy.
Mint Chocolate Oreo Ice Cream Cake
If you’re good at buying Oreos and ice cream (let’s be honest we all are), then you can make this cake. Layer the Oreo crust on the bottom of a plate, top with ice cream and more Oreos then freeze!
Luck Of The Irish Cake
Make this rainbow cake by using half of a circular cake and M&Ms. if you’re feeling lucky, go for the pot of gold! Find the steps here!
A Basket Of Fries
Can your kid not get enough of those salty fries? Well trick them by making their cake a basket full of fries. Simply cut up a pound cake into fries and use red frosting as catchup.
A Slithering Snake
If your child loves reptiles, make this slithering snake by connecting cupcakes and decorating them with M&Ms to make scales! Don’t forget the tongue made out of fruit roll up.
Monkey-ing Around Cake
This monkey cake uses cake AND donuts! It’s easy to make a monkey face using sprinkles, peppermint patties, jelly beans and chocolate twizzlers.Check out Parenting for the steps.
Soccer Ball Cake
If your kid loves to play soccer then this is the cake you need to make! It simply used 100 calorie pack Oreos for the octagon shape and coconut for the grass! Find the steps here.
Decorate your dino cake with jelly fruit slices, M&Ms and runts for a fun pre-historic animal! Who doesn’t love dinosaurs?! Find the steps here.
These ladybug cupcakes are cute treats your kid will love! Use a Mallomar and cover it in red frosting for the body of the ladybug and decorate with brown frosting and mini M&Ms. Cute! Check out Parenting for the steps!
These spider cupcakes are fun and your kids will love all the candy on top! The best part is, there’s a variety of toppings you can use to make these crawly creatures! Find the steps here.
Future Rock Star Cake
This guitar cake is awesome and your future rock star will love it! It’ll look like you spent hours on this cake, but with the help of some candy, you’ll have an awesome looking guitar in no time! Find the steps here.
Your kids will love this football shaped cake and the best part is, it’s easy to decorate! You could even decorate it with your favorite team colors. Find the steps here.
This skate board uses mini chocolate donuts for the wheels so what’s not to love about this cake?! Now you can give your kid a skate board for their birthday without having to worry about them hurting themselves. Check out Parenting for the steps!
The Purrrfect Cat Cake
Although this one requires a bit of work creating the fur, it’s totally worth it. Use runts and black liquorish to create the eyes and whiskers. How cute! Find the steps here.
Decorate your turtle cake with smashed tootsie rolls and jolly rancher fruit chews. Then use Twix for the legs. You’ll have a cute turtle cake faster than the hare can run. Get the steps here.
Ice cream cones make up the handle of the microphone and black liquorish makes up the cord. Just pile your cake on top and get to singing! Check out Parenting for the full steps!
No Bake Rice Krispy Cake
If Rice Krispy treats are your kids favorite, try this no bake rice crispy cake! You can decorate it however you want. Find the recipe here.